collating sequence


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collating sequence

[′kä‚lād·iŋ ‚sē·kwəns]
(computer science)
The ordering of a set of items such that sets in that assigned order can be collated.

collating sequence

The sequence, or order, of the character set built into a computer. See ASCII chart and EBCDIC chart.
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The extra slot has been used for the "/" character which appears in the standard CDC collating sequence in the position where the first comma appears in the table.
The new rail planning system, PPSFR-Zug, is used by Deutsche Bahn to create and manage runtime schedules and plan collating sequences for the trains.
PERCobol adds dynamic internationalization with the ability to adapt a COBOL single source program and dynamically at runtime set to the desired nationalization characteristics such as currency punctuation, alphabetic changes and collating sequences.